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Mar 18, 2013 6:30pm PDT
important because no election law, and a parliament, no legitimate institutions which human needs urgently to build a new state. -- which yemen needs. >> the german president coming on african nations to do more to promote democracy in the role of law. he made the comments in addis abba bo. he met his ethiopian counterpart. his four-day to ethiopia is his first official visit since became the german head of state one year ago. >> when a german scientist is said to receive one of the most prestigious prizes in research, he must be truly outstanding. >> among the winners this year, one of the pioneers of biological psychology. he wants to understand how perception, thought, and action arise in the brain. >> and how it affects our daily lives. >> everyday tasks that demand physical and mental dexterity. but maneuvering a vehicle from eight to be, as second nature to most. scientists still do not fully understand how we learned, store, and recalled these kinds of routines. they want to learn what happens in the brain. his prize-winning research looks at how the brain controls our resp
KCSMMHZ
Mar 20, 2013 2:30pm PDT
law. but the european union says more needs to be done and is recommending fair and transparent parliamentary elections. >> this stance was considered a provocation outside offices of the muslim brotherhood in cairo. two years after the start of the arabs spring, the state and the people still have a tense relationship. that has drawn criticism from brussels. >> political reforms are uneven. progress towards sustainable democracy is not always straightforward. >> in the you pose a progress report, egypt, tunisia, and morocco have come under fire for their weak commitment to basic legal principles, such as an independent judiciary. human rights, especially women's rights, and freedom of the press. the eu says financial support will be dependent on clear efforts to foster long-term reform. >> the transformation takes time, the transformation to bring the results. support of more and more active involvement. >> that is exactly what these young to nations believe. -- what these young tunisians believe. they hope they can act as a voice to the state for the citizens. >> time now for
PBS
Mar 12, 2013 6:30pm PDT
. law goes back to 1960 when the state-owned company was privatized. they a-- retained only 22.2% of the shares but the v.w. law inshowers it can still override other partners on vital decisions. that makes the company less attractive other investors. the european court of justification ruled that the law is illegal. >> the perspective of v.w. ice global exeltors is understandable. they see themselves as being subjugated to different regulations. if a company wants to buy up shares as part of a hostile takeover they can do this to company x or y but not to v.w. that gives v.w. a competitive advantage. >> the law's backers say investors still trailed plenty of v.w. shares, as with any other publicly listed company. they say brussels should keep out of v.w.'s corporate affairs. >> in a moment, we'll delve into the endless archives of the former east german secret police. >> first a look at other stories making the news. residents of the falkland islands have voted almost unanimously to remain british. 9 .8% said they wanted to carry on being british overseas territory. the referendum w
KCSMMHZ
Mar 19, 2013 2:30pm PDT
international law. >> so far, we have 16 martyrs and 86 wounded. most of them are in critical condition. the chemical contained in the missile causes immediate fainting, convulsion, and that. >> in istanbul, syria's main opposition group said they were looking at the attack rejected allegations that rebels were involved. we also know the rebels do not have access to chemical weapons. they would not have access to the means of launching these kind of chemical weapons. >> we have no details yet. we are against using chemical weapons from any side. i am not expecting the revolutionaries to do that, but we are against anyone who would use it. member for now, the reports cannot be independently verified due to tight media restrictions -- >> for now, the reports cannot be independently verified. if confirmed, a to be the first use of chemical weapons in syria's two-year long civil war. >> syrian opposition groups have been meeting to elect an interim government. more on that in a minute, but it is clear that an attack using chemical weapons has occurred, but both sides deny responsibility. we
KCSMMHZ
Mar 21, 2013 2:30pm PDT
-- prevented this tragic accident. >> in germany, women and men are equal under the law, but in the workplace, equality of pay remains out of reach. >> women have to work 15 months to earn what men make in a year doing the same job. >> the painful reality highlighted across the country thursday during equal pay date. >> raising a flag for equal pay. in berlin and around germany, people have been staging protests to call attention to the wage gap between men and women. >> for us, the first step is raising awareness. we have organized over 800 initiatives around germany. it is important that people recognize the problem. >> it is a problem not just in germany but around europe. in the european union, women earned around 16% less than men on average. the difference is even bigger in germany at about 22%. the pay gap is smaller in many eastern european countries. in poland, for instance, women and about 4% less, but there are fewer women in the work force overall. more women work part time or low-wage jobs. many women find work in child care and health care, but many jobs in these secto
CSPAN
Mar 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
campaign finance laws, he couldn't use money that he'd already raised until after he received the nomination for president in august. i believe that our primary process is way too long. i think our calendar needs to be looked at. i think our debate calendar needs to be shrunk. i think we had way too many debates with candidates slicing and dicing each other, and i think they had to wait too long to get to the convention. i'm calling for a convention in june or july. we're going to set up a commission that's going to make that decision. i'm going to be a part of that. i'm going to chair that commission. ut no more august conventions. scommoip we're taking republican thoughts on those changes that reince priebus was talking about. give us a call. the phone numbers, we'll put up for you. we're doing our lines regionally for republicans just in this first segment of the "washington journal" tosmede a few other stories that are out there -- obama to pick tom perez for labor. that's the headline of the politico story this morning. president barack obama on monday nominate tom perez to b
CSPAN
Mar 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
act. he said we consider the tax increases to be federal law and that our question, it isn't the affordable care act federal law? he said, n,o this is something we want to continue fighting. democrats say that we've been through a supreme court challenge to an annual voted on this 30 times, why are we continuing to battle over something that democrats have no intention of appealing? host: the president is scheduled to release his budget a week of april 8. he is set to meet with house republicans today. give us the nature of these meetings. guest: the meeting today is the second of four meetings. it's part of his charm offensive stories trying to win over congressional support for a grand bargain. this has been an effort that was spurred by failing in the sequester a couple weeks ago. he has almost the opposite challenge of what he did yesterday when he met with senate democrats. they were pressing him on his willingness to accept social security cuts and changes to medicare, programs. democrats are very much in opposition to that. he will face house republicans, who don't want an
CSPAN
Mar 16, 2013 7:00am EDT
of law needs to exist, immigration needs to be fixed. most conservatives come to the realization that this is good for america. we are not only going to try to fix the problems but we are quick to draft new measures to look forward to the future. 90% of folks who come here illegally come here under a lot reprogram for family reunification. we want people to come here at all skill levels. we need to fix that. we need to make the fix some -- make the system workable. conservatives are rightfully skeptic that after ronald reagan's grant of amnesty 25 years ago he was promised by congress that the issues would be fixed. they have not. the same broken system is in place today. thought. two trains of i think there is a common denominator that those were not documented here are going to see legal status. there is some belief -- there are some who believe they should andranted work permits leases, but not citizenship. many have been here for a while. i believe the senate will likely pass the latter version and the house will probably pass a version that does not have it passed to citizenship.
CSPAN
Mar 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
ourselves. some people don't get it. obama has broken the law and .umerous times congress should bring him to committee to find out why he is allowed not to do the budget. and to release budget those are the questions i have. host: robert is joining us from colorado, independent line. we are talking about cpac, the senate democrats' budget, and politics in general in the nation's capital. caller: good morning. i would like to point out that so many automatic weapons between rifles and pistols is actually no different. we just band of 30-round trip but -- clip in colorado. what will happen next time if somebody brings in four pistols or six pistols with 15 rounds each in them? clip reloading. i just pull them out of my person and fire 15 rounds, than 15 rounds, then 15 rounds. i have my 90 rounds off. are they going to ban pistols? i would like to know. att: later in the program 8:15 eastern time we will take a look at america by the numbers and examine the issue of mental health issues among young people we are also getting your comments on our twitter page. tell us what you thin
CSPAN
Mar 14, 2013 7:00am EDT
repeal the health care law yesterday. it failed in the senate. here's the news from "washington times" -- let's hear from chris in sarasota, florida, republican. caller: i have a question. why not make the tax is lower instead of? balancing the of the budget could cut down to where some people might think it's appropriate. taxesetter to raise rather than raise some and borrow the rest. host: let's go to dan on the independent line in youngstown, ohio. caller: the republicans were talking about increasing spending by 3.5%. every democrat was whining about how cuts are going to kill us. we are still spending right now 4% more than we did last year. they are whining and crying that we are cutting too much? we are cutting 2% from the 6% increase that they intended to have. that is not a cut. we want to spend less money than we did the previous year is what i want to see. the other thing is we are passing this debt on to it our children and grandchildren. no other generation in history has passed massive amounts of deaths on to the next generation the way we are. if they are really concern
CSPAN
Mar 17, 2013 7:00am EDT
husband, john quincy adams, and the complicated relationship with her mother in law. we will include your comments and questions live monday night at 8:00 eastern on c-span eastern c-span3. "washington journal" continues. host: we want to welcome robert costa. thank you for being with us. three days of the cpac conferen ce, a lot of focus on the future of the republican party. we heard from the chair of the rnc. what did you caller: learn i think i-- what did you learn? guest: rand paul won the straw poll. it is really early for 2016. but you're seeing marker rubio, paul ryan continues to be a force. it is a youthful movement for the leadership in the republican party. you saw a lot of that at this place. did you sense that the party is turning a page, that the conservative movement is turning a page? paul buddy who can win in the republican election? guest: i am not sure they are ready to turn a page. it is almost as if they are looking at a book and prepared to turn the page but not sure about doing it yet. at the hotel in maryland. it seems the conservatives are eager to win again but
CSPAN
Mar 20, 2013 7:00am EDT
rule of law sector, which the u.s. was very worried about. the iraqis did not really want it. int: why are you there baghdad? what type of stories does your paper want from you? guest: i came here because i used to be based here. i was based here for little over two years, starting in 2008. i now cover the pentagon. i was interested to look at what iraq looks like and feels like 10 years after the invasion. i am only here for 10 days this time. ae main story i wrote was sweeping story, taking a wide angle view at what the new iraq looks like, the sharp contrast, the challenges that remain. i am working on another story later this week, looking at what has become of the u.s. role in a rock and how that differs -- a rack how that differs from how -- what the u.s. should accomplish when it was drawing up plans for a post-military presence. ant: give our viewers and -- idea. what does it look like in iraq 10 years later? guest: sharp contrast. it is a group of very secure provinces. they have been able to attract a lot of foreign investment. the south, you also have a resurgence. have a ec
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2013 7:00am EDT
seniors. that is under current law, the law the president supports. he changed to make that, so it is financially feasible. our program would move us in the direction of premium support, which is what members of congress have. it will allow for a certain amount of money subsidy, a benefit check, if you will, for seniors to be able to utilize that to purchase what they want for themselves so they are able to have an insurance program that is much more responsive to them. as a physician, medicare patients are having a whale of a time finding doctors to take medicare. if you are a new medicare patients and your doctor prior to the agencies the five does not take medicare patients, you have a very difficult time finding a new dr. who will take a new medicare patient. one out of every three doctors in this country have limited the number of patients they are seeing. see no of every eight medicare patients at all. the program is flawed and needs to be reformed. we need to strengthen medicare. our guest,rice is republican of georgia. we are talking about budgetary matters. the numbers are on
CSPAN
Mar 19, 2013 7:00am EDT
him spotty enforcement of national voting rights laws. next to that story in the washington times, g.o.p. takes issue with e.p.a. nominee senator roy blunt saying he will place a hold on jeannie mcathey poised to take over the aines until -- >> and then on the nomination, they come out with a lengthy piece opposing mr. perez saying obama's nominee muscled a city to drop a supreme court case. then on gay marriage, new poll out from washington, d.c. shows record support for gay marriage. this comes ahead of tuesday's oral argument next tuesday's oral argument at the supreme court where they will be taking up two cases related to gay marriage. and then here is the "new york post" with this headline. host: here's what the former secretary of state had to say in a video posted online. >> suspect marriage for lesbian and gay couples. >> i support it personally and as a matter of policy and law. embedded in a broader effort to advance equality and opportunity for lgbt americans and all americans. like so many others, my personal views have been shaped over time by people i have known and
KCSMMHZ
Mar 19, 2013 2:00am PDT
family of five lives in two rooms with her in-laws -- 12 square meters to eat, sleep, and do homework. the entryway serves as a kitchen. >> they would love to have another room so each would have their own bed, but that is impossible. >> they could use the suspended 50 euros a month welfare benefit. neither elvira nor her husband has worked. occasional day jobs earn them up 15 euros. fights are common at school. >> two or three times a week, not just fistfights, but with knives, brass knuckles, even guns. >> they venture out, but they are cautious. with more than 20,000 roma, it is the biggest community of its kind in europe. unemployment is an estimated 90%. it is fertile ground for violence, drugs, and crime, but also for prejudice, but is there discrimination against the roma? >> on the level of education, we can say that they are discriminating, but on a different feel from the family discrimination. it is much better to go there and to sacrifice some years or so months. >> many have lived in germany several times before and brought back euros from germany or from sweden. poverty
LINKTV
Mar 20, 2013 2:00pm PDT
celestial bodies, all of which obeyed the same impartial laws. at the same time europeans learned of that revelation, the discovery of the americas and the exploration of the far east revealed that europe wasn't the center of the world. inhis time of spiritual crisis provoked by the explosion of knowledge, artists sought new ways of seeing and understanding. the out-thrust left arm of the disciple startled and astonished its first viewers in 1600. it breaks into the space in which we stand. the naturalism of this painting of christ at emmaus by michelangelo merisi, known as caravaggio, was unprecedented. its intention is to convince us we're participants in this astonishing event, god's presence in the flesh. we may no longer regard the earth as unique, caravaggio seems be saying, but god has dwelt amongst us. divinity and sanctity are to be found in our midst. caravaggio went out into rome's streets and put people he found there in his paintings. he came to rome from northern italy in the last decade of the 16th century. a strange, violent, driven man, he was in permanent revolt against
LINKTV
Mar 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT
to the full extent of the law. we must make sure that power is exercised in an open and transparent way. >> he said he would also work to reduce pollution in cities, increase food security and shrink the gap between rich and poor. now the leadership has to prove it can deliver. >moment, sports, but first a lok at other stories. >a searing government general wo defected to jordan this weekend -- amore all -- morale searing government general who defected to jordan this weekend says -- syrian government general who defected to jordan this weekend says assad's forces are losing morale. dublin is celebrated in the streets. celebrated in the streets. it is a worldwide celebration of irish culture. the football association has slept a lifetime ban on a 20- year-old player after he made what appeared to be a nazi salute -- slapped a lifetime ban on a 20-year-old player after he made what appeared to be a nazi salute. he claimed he did not know what it meant. the formula one season has gotten off to a great start. >> he took a gamble, and one. the lotus driver made only two pitstops. he had
LINKTV
Mar 19, 2013 2:00pm PDT
beg thee to let them return to their lawful homes in peace. wilt be a poor little judas and betray me and him that sent me? i shall dare, dare and dare again in god's name. art for or against me? no wonder that joan has fascinated playwrights and actresses. shaw said of joan, she was very capable, a born boss. in scene one, joan persuades captain robert baudricourt to support her cause and to give her a horse and armor. in scene two, she convinces the dauphin she is sent to drive the english away from orleans and to crown him king in the cathedral at reims. eventually, the knights all pledge themselves to joan's cause. in scene three, joan and the army wait on the south bank of the loire for a west wind. joan prays, the wind changes, and the boats advance the army to the english encampment. scene four takes place in the english camp after joan and her army have won french victory at orleans. the english and the french churchmen plan for joan's fall. this production covers the last two scenes of the play and the epilogue. we begin with scene five. [singing in latin] you are the pick of
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